Winter Sports in the Engadine Valley

, February 13, 2011

The Engadine Valley lies in the heart of the Swiss Alps, a couple of hours drive south-east of Zurich. At over 1,000m in altitude and 100km long, this stunning landscape provides a winter playground as good as any other.

Armada JJ (2011) Powder Ski

, February 2, 2011

Although relative newcomers to the snow scene, Armada have quickly risen to become market leaders in freeride skiing and boarding equipment. Their focused product range and professional technology puts their skis are at the top of their class. The JJ is their flagship all mountain powder ski. With all the aspects that a modern powder ski should have – tip and tail freeride rocker, AR50 sidewalls, a 50/50 Base and a hybrid ultra core – I thought a testing was in order.

Skiing in La Grave, France

, December 20, 2010

For some wild riding this winter take the train to the French Alps and check out La Grave. Less commercial than other resorts, La Grave has become known amongst ski … Read more